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Make My Donation is a Level 2 Service Provider and follows Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards. We have partnered with Stripe®, a worldwide merchant card processing leader, to process donations securely. Make My Donation is 100% PCI-compliant and does not store any credit card information.

A donor contributed to Make My Donation’s donor-advised fund and selected your organization as a grant recipient. Your first step is to claim your charity.

Visit the following link for detailed information, Claim A Charity - Informational Page - If you have other questions or need further information, e-mail Make My Donation at

Yes, if you itemize deductions on your federal personal tax return. However, specific provisions in the tax code can limit your deduction amount. You should consult your tax advisor regarding your donation(s) deductibility.

We work with to ensure that all grant disbursements are issued only to eligible charitable organizations. Using the official list of IRS-approved public charities, works with US federal agencies on a daily basis to ensure that the organization is qualified to receive your donation.

Your donation is processed by Make My Donation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit US corporation operating a donor-advised fund well-positioned to be a world leader in making charitable giving part of the fabric of the human spirit. We can provide the support and infrastructure to securely collect, manage, and distribute donations to all qualified charitable organizations in the United States. Our search engine is powered by, a company dedicated to finding innovative ways to help donors discover, volunteer, donate, and engage in charity like never before. Together, the two organizations are forging strategic partnerships with internet-based and mobile application developers and other strategic partners to bring donors and charities through the use of cutting-edge technology.

Make My Donation’s donor-advised fund (“DAF”) is an account composed of contributions made by individual donors. Once the donor contributes, the DAF has legal control over it. However, the donor exercises their advisory privileges by suggesting a qualified charitable organization as a recipient concerning periodic grant disbursements made by the DAF.

Unfortunately, no. The IRS rules regarding donor-advised funds do not allow us to cancel or refund a donation once it is completed unless extenuating circumstances exist. If you believe extenuating circumstances exist, contact We will consider all requests on a case-by-case basis.

There is no cost to charitable organizations in receiving grant disbursements.

There are three fees associated with your online donation. First are the debit/credit card fees paid to the processing company. The processing company sets these fees, and they are not within our control. Next are the marketing fees paid to the internet and application developers for providing our service globally. These fees vary based on the service provided. Last are the platform fees paid to our website developer to develop, maintain, update, and innovate our website. All fees are paid to third-party companies; Make My Donation does not take a fee for any of its services. Credit card processing fees, as well as partner platform fees, apply. Our average grant to charity(ies) is approximately 90% of the original donation.

When we make grant disbursements, we provide selected donor and donation information to each recipient charitable organization. In many instances, we have seen the charitable organization contact the donor directly to thank them. In any case, we provide you with a record of your donations, which you can use to follow up with your charitable organization(s).

Yes, if available, you could mail a check directly to your charitable organization or through its website. Our search results provide a mailing address for each charitable organization. However, many donors prefer the convenience of donating online to any eligible charitable organization, and many philanthropic organizations prefer the efficiency of donating online and the opportunities to reach more donors and donors.

Yes. During the check-out process, enter that information in the appropriate field in the “Dedicate my donation” section.

Yes. Enter that information in the “Program” section during the check-out process.

Yes. During the check-out process, mark the appropriate box.

Make My Donation issues checks to the grant recipients. We do not currently make electronic funds transfers (“EFTs”), although we hope to offer this service in the future.

All public charities which have received a tax-exempt determination letter from and are in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service are available on the website to receive your donation(s). All eligible organizations will have a “Donate Now” button in the search results or a “Make a Difference! Donate” button on their charity home page.


Our partner Make My Donation, Inc. processes more than 65 thousand grants to over 10 thousand charities each year. If your organization has received a grant and you would like to update your information or download donor reports, visit to claim your organization

Make My Donation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, operating a donor-advised fund. Make My Donation provides donation processing services in conjunction with OrgHunter through various internet and mobile applications. is dedicated to helping charities of all shapes and sizes tell their story to the world! Every charity deserves to be discovered regardless of size or financial status.The world of charitable giving is incredibly complex for people who want to establish long-term support for a non-profit organization or make a one-time donation. unravels that complexity for you. Choosing a charity has never been simpler! We aim to set the standard for allowing donors to search for appropriate charities using innovative techniques such as Charity Attributes®. maintains geolocation information on 2.5 million charitable organizations in the United States, so you can just as easily support a charity in a distant part of the nation as one in your own neighborhood.

Claiming your charity allows you to update information on your charity and view and download detailed reports on donors and donations processed through Make My Donation.

Affiliate Program

By joining the OrgHunter Affiliate Program, you can help connect individuals and organizations with the resources they need to make a difference. Whether it's finding funding opportunities, volunteering opportunities, or information on charitable organizations, OrgHunter provides a comprehensive platform for philanthropy.

The OrgHunter Affiliate Program offers individuals the opportunity to earn commission by promoting the OrgHunter platform and its services. As an affiliate, you will be provided with unique referral links that you can share through various marketing channels, such as social media, blogs, or email campaigns. When someone clicks on your referral link and signs up for OrgHunter's services, you will earn a commission based on the referral.

When a user makes a donation through the charity widget hosted on your marketing platform, you will earn a commission based on their actions and engagement with the platform. The commission rate may vary, depending on the type of referral and the affiliate's performance.

Just a few lines of code and a few moments of your time. Select the Widget Sign Up button on the home page to get started.

Donors can make a donation to any eligible charity in the United States and Canada.

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